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South Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.3

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South Beach Spot ID

South Beach Miami April 24th photo

South Beach

Photo credit: Isaak Linkous

Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.7 °C

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Monday, 18 February 2019, 18:34 Local time
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
N 10
NNE 10
NE 10
Wind State cross-
off off off

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South Beach in Del Norte County is a sheltered beach break that does not work very often. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for sharks and rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Crescent City, California, 1 km from South Beach.

IS AT (local time)

South Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-CECC1, 1 km from South Beach.

moderate winds from the NW

Air temperature
10.1 °C

Current weather near South Beach

Overall South Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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South Beach Location Maps

South Beach Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to South Beach:

  • Closest city location
    65 mi
  • Second closest city location
    66 mi
  • Third closest city location
    78 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    122 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    169 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to South Beach is Chico Muni Airport (CIC) in USA, which is 291 km (181 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to South Beach is Beale Afb (Marysville) Airport (BAB), also in USA, 371 km (230 miles) away.
South Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for South Beach, CAL - Del Norte County. Use the tab navigation above to view South Beach sea temperature, South Beach photographs, South Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, South Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Del Norte County live weather stations and South Beach tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around South Beach.